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Dec 16, 2016 Press Release
This water deal has been years in the making and was achieved by an unwavering commitment to our communities and state. This new law will help our communities receive more water this wet season and will help move forward storage projects that will define California’s bright future.
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Oct 26, 2016 Press Release
As I discussed with the Deputy Secretary of Defense last night, our veterans have already given more than what they owe to this nation, and today’s swift action demonstrates that the Department agrees.
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Oct 25, 2016 Press Release
“It is disgraceful that the men and women who answered their country’s call to duty following September 11 are now facing forced repayments of bonuses offered to them."
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Oct 15, 2016 Press Release
“We’ve never had a trial to know the best way to treat somebody when they had valley fever," McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, said during a press conference at KMC announcing the study's kickoff. "This trial could not come soon enough."
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Oct 6, 2016 Press Release
Judy and I are saddened by the news that Sergeant Steve Owen has died today in the line of duty. Our prayers are with Sergeant Owen’s family and our law enforcement community during this incredibly difficult time.
Sep 30, 2016 Press Release
“For seven decades NASA Armstrong has served as the testing ground for American exceptionalism."
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Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold a forum in Bakersfield for students in the 23rd Congressional District interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies on Saturday, October 29, 2016.

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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
H.R. 6007 would give the Secretary of Transportation the authority to conduct aeronautical studies at spaceports, allowing the FAA to study the potential impact of structures on spacecraft arriving or departing from a licensed launch site.
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Sep 13, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the Department of Transportation awarded Meadows Field Airport a grant for phase two of the Runway Rehabilitation Project. The grant, which McCarthy strongly supported, will support the Runway Rehabilitation Project, a three-phased project totaling $49 million that will upgrade our airport runway to accommodate air traffic in and out of Bakersfield and the Central Valley.
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Jul 22, 2016 Press Release
"At one of our community’s worst moments, we witnessed the best from our fellow citizens. But as the dust settled, it became abundantly clear that we would need help rebuilding."

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In The News

Dec 14, 2015 In The News
The passage of Majority Leader McCarthy’s Space Act, along with my committed efforts in the California Legislature, will ensure that California’s commercial space industry continues to grow and thrive.
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Dec 11, 2015 In The News
In their five-year bill, the California Emergency Drought Relief and Water Storage Act of 2015, we think the Republicans went far enough in accommodating Democratic demands, such as saving fish and assistance to communities hit by drought.
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Dec 7, 2015 In The News
Nobody knows when, or even if, recreational human spaceflight will make the transition to commercial viability, but the new law gives it a fighting chance, which is all the industry is asking for.
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Nov 20, 2015 In The News
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, helped revive it earlier this year, generating bipartisan support in the House for the Center for Civic Education's grant application to the federal Secretary of Education. The Center got its three-year grant, estimated at nearly $17 million nationwide, and early next year local teachers will host colleagues from the eighth and 12th grades as they learn more about the Constitution.
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Oct 22, 2015 In The News

 

The anticipation is building. Stories and news reports are popping up everywhere. Predictions and expectations fill coffee shops and social media. No, I’m not talking about the 2024 Olympics in Los Angeles. I am talking about El Niño. And, chances are that it will arrive this winter along with plenty of precipitation.

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Sep 9, 2015 In The News
The Petroglyph Festival was just declared a Ridgecrest Signature Event, but the Parade of 1,000 Flags, which honors the memory of those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, celebrates the patriotism of the community — a fact not lost on House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The event’s keynote speaker, McCarthy said he considers Ridgecrest home, and later added that “I will put this city up against any city in this country” in terms of patriotism. “I want to thank you for allowing me to be the Grand Marshal.”
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Sep 1, 2015 In The News
In what has become a signature event for the city, the eighth annual parade will feature U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as the grand marshal, along with city and Navy dignitaries, emergency service personnel, an honor guard of veterans and hundreds of residents proudly participating in the patriotic display.
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Aug 29, 2015 In The News

 "First, I want to congratulate my friend Jean Fuller. The California Senate will be well-served under her leadership and California's future will absolutely be brighter as a result. I know Senator Fuller will bring the blue collar attitude that is ingrained in the Central Valley to this leadership position and will fight for a freer and more prosperous California.

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Jun 27, 2015 In The News

FRESNO, CA – Yesterday’s introduction of H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 is welcomed news for the people of the parched State of California and the Central Valley.

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Dec 16, 2014 In The News
Despite last-minute attempts by Central California Republicans to get some form of legislation passed to address how California manages water and to avert another disaster, Democrats in Congress, many of those California Democrats, blocked the attempt and now any legislation dealing with the drought in this state is dead until well into next year.
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